Roy Halladay retires after 16 seasons with Jays, Phillies
Citing a desire to avoid surgery for an ailing back and wanting to spend more time with his family, two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay retired Monday after 16 seasons in the major leagues with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Sox can learn from past to plot encore
Following it with another one is the real feat. Just ask the 2012 Giants. Or 2011 Cardinals.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Chad FinnSunday Mail: Any chance the Red Sox can keep all four of their top free agents?
A relative asked me that question in the exact words during during a post-feast b.s. session on Thanksgiving.
Vin Sylvia: Making the case for Carpenter
Chris Carpenter's retirement as a player last month begged the question: Who was the greatest pitcher ever to come out of New Hampshire? For most astute baseball observers, the debate would be over two candidates: Raymond native Carpenter and Manchester's All four Granite Staters won more than 100 major-league games.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Vin Sylvia: Newly retired Chris Carpenter planning to move back to NH
Retired St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter signs a baseball for Megan Vallee of Lebanon, at the Granite State Baseball Dinner at the Radisson in Manchester Saturday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Cardinals Moving Fast, Furious
It appears that St. Louis Cardinals GM John Mozeliak has things to do and is getting all of the business done before the Thanksgiving holiday hits this week.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Carpenter lauded as one of Cardinals' all-time greats
St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter gives a signed baseball to Lily Moser, 3, of Loudon, during a 2011 visit to Childrens Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Manchester.
St. Louis Cardinals Make Most Important Offseason Move
Most of the hot stove talk about the St. Louis Cardinals this offseason has focused on who they will acquire to upgrade the shortstop position.
Let's Go Tribe
News & Notes 11/21/13 - Prince Traded to New Kingdom
First baseman Jesus Aguilar headlined a select group of Cleveland's prospects added to the 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft.
Viva El Birdos
Chris Carpenter, Once and Future Cardinal
Yesterday, in a busy press conference, the club announced a series of minor roster moves, a three-year extension for Mike Matheny, and the official, long-anticipated retirement of Cardinal pitching icon, Chris Carpenter.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Ranking the 10 Greatest Moments of Chris Carpenter's MLB Career
It looks like the end of an era for the St. Louis Cardinals , as former ace Chris Carpenter is set to announce his retirement this offseason.
Baseball - Major League Baseball ro a
The New York Yankees third baseman said in a statement that he was disgusted by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz's refusal to order Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig to testify.
Chris Carpenter's Blue Jay career
With Chris Carpenter announcing his retirement today, I thought I'd recycle this look back at his time with the Blue Jays .
Cardinals reward manager Mike Matheny with extension
The St. Louis Cardinals have given a three-year contract extension to manager Mike Matheny, who has made deep post-season runs in both of his seasons.
Belleville News Democrat
Cardinals extend Matheny's contract, say Carpenter is retiring
In other club news, right-hander Chris Carpenter has decided to retire, Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak said in a press conference at Busch Stadium.
Chris Carpenter retires
In addition to the Mike Matheny contract extension , the Cardinals press conference this afternoon spun out another news item: general manager John Mozeliak telling the public that Chris Carpenter has told the team he is retiring.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
An argument for the return of David Freese
Of all the current Cardinals getting thrown around in "Junior GM" trade proposals, and there are a lot of them, David Freese just might get thrown around the most.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Management by Baseball
The Intro to this series of posts exposes...
What do Hall of Fame baseball managers like Connie Mack & John McGraw have in common with today's business leaders? Why are baseball managers like Tony LaRussa & Ozzie Guillen better role models for management than corporate heroes like Jack Welch, Ken Lay & Bill Gates? And just what does Peter Drucker have to do with Oriole ex-manager Earl Weaver? ... (more)
Mon Nov 11, 2013
The University News
How long until opening day?
As I look forward to another break from school for Thanksgiving break, I begin thinking about those hard-hitting questions that my relatives will throw at me during our turkey-day festivities.